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A female asked:

My 15 year old daughter hasn't started get period and doesn't have any pubic hair or much under arm hair she is overweight. what could be the problem?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Time for evaluation: Any girl who has not started by 15 needs to see a pediatric endocrinologist for a workup.Her regular doc could do some basic testing but that is just to get things going while you wait for an appointment. There are various genetic and structural issues that must be explored and it will take some time.

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